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Explore Science Journalism and STEM


Introduction

Build critical thinking, problem solving and science communication skills through inquiry-based learning and media making, including data analysis and evaluating evidence. Below is a list of resources to teach STEM and Science Journalism Skills.

Resources

Lesson Plans

  • Evidence and Experts - learn how to identify and interview a person who is knowledgeable
  • Research and Understanding - how well do your students know their topic? Would they bet detention on the claims in their story?

Projects and challenges

Upcoming projects and challenges: Health Innovators, STEM in National Parks, Engineering Our World and Citizen Scientists

Video tutorial

Explainer Examples

Use these examples of science and health reporting to inspire your students to approach a story with a STEM angle:

Topics

Journalism

STEM

Health

Mental Health

Getting Started Goals

Levels

Beginner

Intermediate

Advanced

Materials

White board, chalkboard or other visual board

Internet

Notebook

Estimated Time

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